[This book is] a simple story of a "strong man" whose life is dominated by fear and anger ... Uniquely ... African, at the same time it reveals [the author's] ... awareness of the human qualities common to men of all times and places.-Back cover Topics: Igbo (African people), British, Men, Race relations
Torn - the second book of the Trylle Trilogy... Wendy thought she finally understood who she was and what she wanted, but everything changes when the rival Vittra come after her. She's caught between two worlds, torn between love and duty, and she must decide what life she is going to lead.
Includes collections from Out of Boneville, The Great Cow Race, Eyes of the Storm, The Dragonslayer, Rock Jaw: Master of the Eastern Border, Old Man's Cave, Ghost Circles, Treasure Hunters, Crown of Horns Topic: Comic books, strips, etc
Contains the "Book of Tao," each chapter of which is followed by a comparable passage from Chuangtse's writings; supplemented by "Prolegomena" and "Imaginary conversations between Laotse and Confucius" by Chuangtse Topic: Taoism
byMaugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965
Rain.--Red.--The letter.--Before the party.--The outstation.--The round dozen.--The hairless Mexican.--Giulia Lazzari.--Mr. Harrington's washing.--The human element.--The alien corn.--The vessel of wrath.--The door of opportunity.--Neil MacAdam
A man called Peter, by C. Marshall.--The sea around us, by R.L. Carson.--The crime of the century, by J.E. Hoover.--Cheaper by the dozen, by F.B. Gilbreth, Jr., and E.G. Carey.--The will to live, by A.A. Hutschnecker.--Yankee from Olympus, by C.D. Bowen.--Step right up! By D. Mannix.--Wind, sand and stars, by A. de Saint Exupéry.--Little Britches, by R. Moody.--I leap over the wall, by M. Baldwin.--Life of an American workman, by W.P. Chrysler.--Kon-Tiki, by T. Heyerdahl.--The long, long... Topics: Literature, Modern, American literature
byMyers, Walter Dean, 1937-; Myers, Christopher, ill
While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken Topics: Trials (Murder), Prisons, Self-perception, African Americans, Trials (Murder), Prisons,...
"The translations have been made from the text, as published in a German collection, under the title 'Des [sic] Relativitätsprinzip' (Teubner, 4th ed., 1922) The second paper by Lorentz is an exception to this." favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Relativity (Physics), Relatividade E Gravitacao, Relativiteitstheorie, Relativité (Physique)
In his first novel in ten years, Ernest Gaines, the highly acclaimed author of the best-selling The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, brings us a wrenching story of death and identity in a small Cajun Louisiana community in the late 1940s. A young black named Jefferson is a reluctant party in a shoot-out in a liquor store in which the three other men involved are all killed, including the white store owner. Jefferson, the only survivor, is accused of murder. At the trial, the essence of the... Topics: African American men, Death row inmates, Race relations, Friendship, Roman américain
Part one: Introductory techniques. I. The key problem: capturing the attention -- II. The appeal to wants -- III. The problem of vividness -- IV. The psychology of effective speaking -- V. The psychology of effective writing -- VI. Crossing the interest dead-line -- VII. Making ideas stick Topics: Psychology, Applied, Gedrag, Interpersoonlijke beïnvloeding
Prologue -- Cadre, September 1966 -- Taming, plebe year, 1963-1964 -- Wearing of the ring, September 1966-January 1967 -- Ten, February-June 1967 Topics: Fiction - General, Fiction, General, Fiction / General, Military education
The mirror crack'd.--A Caribbean mystery.--Nemesis.--What Mrs. McGillicuddy saw!--The body in the library Topics: Marple, Jane (Fictitious character), Detective and mystery stories, English, Women detectives